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Friday, October 26, 2012

International Chess Masters Begins in Venezuela

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Hi everyone,

The 5th International Masters Tournament “Douglas Martinez” is taking place from 25 to 30 October 2012 at the Centro Comercial Copacabana Guarenas Municipio Plaza, Venezuela. The latest chess tournament news from Chessdom is that the tournament will be played over 9 rounds of Swiss system with the Bilbao scoring (3 points for a win, 1 for a draw). Top prize is 15,000 Bs, which is a little more than 3,000 USD. You can find more information at the official website.

Participants:1. GM Bruzon Batista Lazaro CUB 2717
2. GM Iturrizaga Eduardo VEN 2639
3. GM Rakhmanov Aleksandr RUS 2592
4. GM Papin Vasily RUS 2552
5. GM Alvarez Pedraza Aramis CUB 2526
6. GM Arencibia Rodriguez Walter CUB 2526
7. GM Dobrov Vladimir RUS 2481
8. GM Vera Gonzalez-Quevedo Reynald CUB 2481
9. IM Ortega Amarelle Mariano CUB 2474
10. GM Fargere Francois FRA 2456
11. GM Borges Matos Juan CUB 2453
12. IM Aguero Jimenez Luis Lazaro CUB 2436
13. IM Blanco Ronquillo Humberto L. CUB 2430
14. IM Prasca Sosa Rafael VEN 2422
15. FM Ravelo Gil Eddy CUB 2397
16. IM Kjartansson Gudmundur ISL 2385
17. FM Ynojosa Felix Jose VEN 2356
18. FM Soto Paez Oliver VEN 2350
19. IM Bassan Remo VEN 2260
20. FM Hernandez Alexander VEN 2259
21. NM Martinez Reyes Pedro Ramon VEN 2221
22. IM Gascon Jose Rafael VEN 2206
23. NM Palomo Franklin Annervys VEN 2195
24. IM Pinero Carlos VEN 2163

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